Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Wilderness Welcome: Canoeing in the Boundary Waters Wilderness Area


Time: Saturday, August 12, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Location: Boundary Waters Wilderness Area, MN

On this trip, students will canoe the Boundary Waters Wilderness Area. Participants will have a chance to paddle through the beautiful landscape of northern Minnesota during peak season. This trip will focus on developing backcountry and leadership skills while connecting with nature, other first-year students and Ohio State. Student leaders will provide guidance on how to set up tents and cook in the backcountry. This trip is appropriate for novice and experienced canoeists looking for a true backcountry experience. At the end of the trip, staff will help students move in early and join the OWL program. This trip is also available for 1 academic credit.
Program details
August 9-17, 2017
# of participants: 6 students
$550 fee
Register by July 28 by contacting the Outdoor Adventure Center at 614-247-8680 or

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